The ESPN coverage of the WSOP 2014 Main Event has reached Day 6. In this week’s episode we got to watch Maria Ho’s bustout hand.
Ho has been the last woman standing in the Main Event two times. In 2007, the year Jerry Yang won, she was able to go all the way to 38th place out of 6,358 runners for $237,865.
In this interview from 2007 Ho talks with Tiffany Michelle from PokerNews about her final hand:
The Main Event this summer saw 6,683 runners, and once more Ho was last woman standing. Ho didn’t surpass her 38th finish and she was eliminated in 77th place for $85,812. The general increased skill level over the last seven years, makes Ho’s performance even more impressive.
In her last hand Ho had picked up from under the gun, and she moved all in with her remaining 320,000 in chips. Zachary Hirst called from the hijack seat and the rest of the table folded. Unfortunately Hirst had picked up a real hand with , and when a queen hit on the flop, he was well out in front. The turn brought the and Ho now needed a diamond on the river to survive. Unfortunately the river was the and Ho was knocked out of the tournament after a fantastic summer.
You can watch the hand in the episode below. The hand starts after 8:45 minutes